Monthly Archives: August 2013

Rue Des Roues

This is the Street of Wheels in L’Isle sur la Sorgue, Provence, France. The town once had seventy waterwheels, all powered by the Sorgue river, driving mills for grinding grain, making paper and weaving silk. Nowadays the river turns fourteen … Read more

Fish Bone

We have just received an exhibition invitation from Jonathan Gibbs. His work can be seen at the Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh during September. This is the front of the invitation card.

Stay For The Rain

David Hollington will be exhibiting recent paintings at the Penny Fielding Gallery in Walthamstow from 5th September 2013. More information here.

Tree Of Life

I’ve been reading Lawrence Weschler’s Everything That Rises: A Book Of Convergences. The title comes from Flannery O’Connor’s collection of short stories, Everything That Rises Must Converge. She took her title from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s Omega Point which contains … Read more

Who

David Byrne & St Vincent play London’s Roundhouse tonight. Sadly I won’t be able to make it but this is some compensation. It’s from their album Love This Giant.

Unchopping A Tree

This clumsily carved seat is all that remains above ground, an inelegant memorial to our tree-of-heaven, but maybe the perfect place to sit and read…

Tree Of Heaven

This is The Rowley Gallery joiners shop in the summer of 2012, a black wooden shed perched on the flat roof of the ground floor workshop. Access is by spiral staircase and it’s where I join picture frames. It sits … Read more

A Visionary Modernist

This astounding exhibition is a real tribute to the extraordinary work of 82 year old Sudanese artist Ibrahim El-Salahi. Studying painting in Khartoum & The Slade in the 1950s his work contains influences from Islamic calligraphy & western modernism.